Baby Koalas

Sunday, July 15, 2018

I have a lot of friends overseas who I know are going to LOVE this kangaroo/koala combo!  Isn't it a beauty?  I love having baby cards on hand to send when a happy announcement is made so I better get a few more of these made and put into my stash.


Whenever I make baby cards, I always do them in each colour, although, lately everyone I know seems to be having girls so I should probably make double them amount of pinks!


I'm excited to be joining the What Will You Stamp blog challenge this week with these cards as well.  Their challenges feature a different stamp set each week and I don't always have them, so when I do I love to play along.


I coloured up the kangaroo and koala using Blends.  The shading effect they give is just fabulous!


The background is a mixture of two colours of inks which I used my aqua painter to watercolour down on Shimmery White cardstock.  For the girl card I used Melon Mambo and Grapefruit Grove.  For the boy card I used Balmy Blue and Mint Macaron.


And to add to the splash watercolour effect I flicked some ink over the watercolour area which then covered very light the rest of the cardstock.


I am also going to make this the subject of my next Tuesday Tutorial so tune in to make it with me (Facebook Live video - 7.30pm AEST over on my Facebook page.)

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Happy crafting,
Fiona

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6 comments

  1. Both of these cards are so cute Fiona! Thanks for playing along with us this week at WWYS Challenge Blog!

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    1. Thank you for putting it on! It's wonderful to have the opportunity to play along with you guys.

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  2. These are adorable Fiona! I need you to give me lessons in shading I think - you have done such a good job!

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    1. Thanks Nanette! I swear, the Blends shade themselves! But I'm still looking forward to a craft date.

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  3. These are just gorgeous! Great to have you playing along with us at wWYS this week Fiona.

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    1. Thanks, Sue! I love taking part when I have the chance.

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